Michael Boal

Principal Lawyer, Family Law Accredited Specialist

Michael Boal



Michael is an Accredited Family Law Specialist. He has practiced exclusively in family law since he was admitted to practice in 2014.

Michael focuses on providing straightforward, practical advice about complex issues of family law. He aims to enable his clients to make informed decisions during challenging times in their lives.

Michael has experience assisting clients with complex family law matters including property settlements, parenting arrangements, child support, financial agreements, spousal maintenance, intervention orders and divorce.

While Michael prefers to resolve disputes without the need for court proceedings, he is a skilled litigator with the ability to confidently pursue his client's interests in court.


  • Law Institute of Victoria Accredited Specialist – Family Law
  • Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – Victoria University
  • Bachelor of Business (Management) – Victoria University
  • Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice – Australian National University


  • Law Institute of Victoria – Family Law Section
  • Law Council of Australia – Family Law Section


Telephone: 03 8672 5222
Office Address: Level 3, 224 Queen Street, Melbourne 3000
Email: michael.boal@blackwoodfamilylawyers.com.au

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